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DEF CON Crack Me If You Can Contest Picks Apart Passwords

Love them or hate them, passwords are fundamental to the way we interface with the digital world. How many times in recent memory have I read about or reported on, some form of breach at a vendor where passwords were compromised? (short answer: lots).

However, just because a set of passwords are stolen or lost doesn't mean that an attacker will have instant access to use them. -

Read the full story at eWeek:
Def Con 'Crack Me if You Can' Contest Picks Apart Passwords

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.